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Influence of 4PS on the Pupil-Beneficiaries of the Program among Selected Schools in the Zamboanga Peninsula
The study attempted to determine the influence of the 4Ps on the pupil-beneficiaries of the program. It used descriptive-quantitative research using questionnaire-checklist as the primary tool in data gathering among selected public schools in the Zamboanga Peninsula with 217 4Ps pupil beneficiaries who were chosen using Slovin's formula and systematic random sampling. There was the use of a researcher made instrument with a Cronbach of 0.85. The results show that the influence of 4Ps to the pupil-beneficiaries is highest regarding nutrition, followed by school attendance and then, compliance with school requirements. No significant differences exist between the influence of 4Ps on pupil-beneficiaries regarding nutrition and GPA from SY 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18. Concerning school attendance, no significant differences exist between school attendance and GPA for SY 2015-16 and 2017-18. However, a significant difference exists between school attendance and GPA for SY 2016-17. Regarding, compliance with school requirements and GPA, significant differences exist between these two variables for all the three School Years (SY 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18). No significant differences exist between the influence of 4Ps regarding nutrition and curricular activities for SY 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18. For school attendance, no significant differences exist for SY 2015-16 and 2016-17. However, a significant difference exists between attendance to school and curricular activities for SY 2017-18. Regarding compliance with school requirements and curricular activities, significant differences exist between these two variables for SY 2015-16 and 2017-18; however, no significant difference exists for SY 2016-17. Keywords: 4Ps, Academic Achievement, Compliance, Partnership, Status.
ROSALINA TUBILAG-DEL PRADO 516-523 Download(49)
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Family Characteristics and the Coping Behaviour Associated with Duration and Frequency of Sexual Assault
This study reports the sexual abuse of children and their trauma post-assault in Sabah, Malaysia. The objective of this study is to analyze the relationship between family characteristics and coping behavior associated with the duration and frequency of sexual assault of the child survivors. Eighty children who reported sexual assault through a One Stop Crisis Centre in an urban hospital were studied. The main research instrument used was adapted from the Adolescence Coping Scale. The results of the study show that there are no significant differences in the coping behavior of victims according to the frequency and duration of their sexual abuse. The relationship of the variables family characteristics, frequency, and duration of sexual assault as well as the coping behavior of the victims is important for social workers both to understand and to take note of in intervention work with child sexual assault survivors who report their abuse. The implications of these findings were also discussed in the context of the provision of crisis intervention support for child victims of sexual abuse by social workers. Keywords: Child, Sexual Assault, Coping, Crisis Intervention.
ADI FAHRUDIN, DURIN EDWARD, HUSMIATI YUSUF, WAN ANOR WAN SULAIMAN and MOHD DAHLAN HA MALEK 524-533 Download(48)
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Educational Supervision, Teachers’ Commitment and Performance in Selected Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the Zamboanga Peninsula
This study purported to find out the educational supervision, teachers' commitment, and performance in selected Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the Zamboanga Peninsula. It adopted a descriptivequantitative method of research involving deans of the HEIs as respondents. The findings revealed that the level of teachers' commitment towards their work is highly committed. Moreover, teachers' frequency of performance concerning the organization of lesson, questioning technique, communication skills, the routine of classroom activities have descriptive ratings of often. Meanwhile, the level of educational supervision in the academe regarding instruction and evaluation and were very extensive. There was a significant relationship between education supervision of the academe regarding instruction and evaluation and teachers' performance in the organization of lessons, questioning technique, communication skills, and routine classroom activities. There was a significant relationship between education supervision of the academe concerning instruction and evaluation and teachers' commitment towards work. This study recommends that (a) HEIs administrators should consistently provide feedback to teachers on the results of their observation/assessment/evaluation to uphold their high commitment to the school; (b) teachers should improve their performance in the organization of the lesson focusing on the students' needs and the manner it will be carried out effectively during the class; (d) teachers should enhance their questioning techniques or art of questioning mainly in questions intended for the whole class; and (e) teachers should develop consistent routine classroom activities to create a smooth learning environment which includes returning corrected and recorded test papers on time. Keywords:Educational Supervision, Teachers’ Commitment, Performance, Lesson, Technique.
MARINEL MIRASOL ATILANO 534-543 Download(46)
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The Effects of Incorporating Information Technology into Managerial Teaching and Adopting Flipped Teaching on Learning Effectiveness: Is Learning Satisfaction a Dual Mediator?
The primary objective of this study is to verify the effects on learning effectiveness when the business schools of universities or colleges in Taiwan incorporate information technology into managerial teaching, or adopt flipped teaching, while using learning satisfaction as the dual mediator. Research subjects and the primary interviewees are the teachers and students of the Business Schools. The sampling method adopted in this study is the Convenience Sampling method; while Factor analysis, Independent Sample t-Test, ANOVA and SEM methods are adopted for performing empirical research. In this study, the Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) is used to verify the Overall model and the fitting effect of its Structural Model and Measurement Model. Subsequently, Sobel Test and Mackinnon PRODCLIN2 methods are also used to verify the mediating, direct, indirect and total effects of the structure model’ paths. The research findings can be offered to the teachers of the Business Schools of the universities or colleges in Taiwan as a reference for methods of teaching innovation, and can be offered to the educational decision-makers as a reference in formulating the strategies for current teaching policies. Keywords: Incorporating Information Technology into Managerial Teaching, Flipped Teaching, Learning Effectiveness, Learning Satisfaction, Dual Mediating Effect.
PAO-CHING LIN and YUAN-CHAU LIOUR 544-563 Download(47)
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School Leaders’ Empowerment Practices, Teachers’ Morale and Satisfaction in a Selected City Schools Division in Zamboanga Peninsula
The primary purpose of this study was to determine the school leaders’ empowerment practices, teachers’ morale and satisfaction in a selected City Schools Division in Zamboanga Peninsula. It utilized crosssectional descriptive quantitative method of research and data were taken from 107 elementary teachers from a selected City Schools Division in Zamboanga Peninsula through a questionnaire checklist. The following are the findings of the study: (1) The extent of school leaders’ empowerment practices is very high; (2) There isno significant difference in the school leaders’ empowerment practices when data are grouped according to gender, location of school, and length of service; (3) The level of teachers’ morale is between high to very high; (4) There isno significant difference in the level of teachers’ morale when data are grouped according to gender, location of school, and length of service; (5) The level of satisfaction of teachers is very high; (6) There areno significant differences in the level of satisfaction of teachers when data are grouped according to gender, location of school, and length of service. As a result of the findings and conclusion of this study, the following are hereby recommended: (1) The Department of Education should conduct leadership and management seminar workshops for school leaders since these will enhance the management skills of school leaders; (2) The Department of Education must enhance the School-Based Management Program so as to improve the empowerment practices of school leaders for better teachers’ performance that can rebound to higher pupil’s output; (3) School administrators and Department of Education officials should check and monitor both remunerative and non-remunerative incentives among teachers since they interplay in determining teacher job satisfaction; and (4) A similar study may be conducted by other researchers in the entire Zamboanga Peninsula to include more schools to confirm the findings of this study. Keywords:School Leaders’ Empowerment Practices, Teachers’ Morale, Satisfaction.
FRANCISCO S. SALAC 564-575 Download(42)
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Benefits and Challenges of the Dynamic Learning Program in Selected Secondary Public Schools in Mindanao, Philippines
The primary purpose of this study is to explore the teaching and learning process utilizing the Dynamic Learning Program (DLP) among selected secondary public schools in Mindanao, Philippines. It is a qualitative research utilizing In-depth Interviews and Focus Group Discussions among stakeholders. It was conducted among ten (10) selected schools with a total of 80 respondents composed of school administrators/principals, teachers, parents, students and community leaders. The findings of the study revealed that majority of the participants whether parents, students, teachers, community leaders or school administrators agree that the program is effective. Only few of the participants particularly the teachers and school administrators have second thoughts since they revealed that they think that the Dynamic Learning Program is not applicable to their school setting and the needs of their learners. However for the students, the benefits of Dynamic Learning Program are the changes in behavior such as in their attendance and study habits. On the other hand, for the teachers, there is the improvement in the National Achievement Test (NAT); students are always busy, and are more creative and parents are having a means of monitoring their class performance. For the school administrators, their teachers are more focused on the needs of their students; they talk less and are often busy checking outputs of students and preparing for next day’s lesson. Moreover, for the parents, they observed that their children are responsible and there is a positive change in their child’s attitude towards learning. The challenges of Dynamic Learning Program are: parents are more involved; students are more creative and responsible. There is enhancement of teachers’ proficiency and improvement of attendance, and community leaders and school administrators are more involved in the welfare of their students in school and the community, respectively; and the stakeholders find the implementation of the Dynamic Learning Program in selected public secondary schools in Mindanao, Philippines is effective and helpful. Keywords:Dynamic Learning Program, Stakeholders, Proficiency, Class Performance.
JANET F. SOTTO 576-585 Download(43)

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